Journalist who faked death: I didn’t want to share Skripal’s fate

Russian dissident journalist Arkady Babchenko (right) takes his portrait from deputy chief of the Crimean Tatar channel ATR Aider Muzhdabaiev as he visits the office of the channel in Kiev, Ukraine. Picture: REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

KIEV – Dissident Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko said on Thursday he collaborated in a plot to fake his own death because he feared being targeted for assassination like former Russian spy Sergei Skripal. Ukrainian officials said on Tuesday night that Babchenko, a Kremlin critic, had been gunned down in his apartment building in Kiev. Pictures […]

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